Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor

Applications are invited for appointment as Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor in the Department of Microbiology (Ref.: 502081), to commence as soon as possible, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in microbiology or a related field, with proven track record on HIV-1/AIDS and SARS-CoV. Substantial research experience in studying the mucosal immunology and immunopathogenesis of HIV/AIDS and coronavirus and work experience in BSL-3 laboratories are required. Those with research experience with HIV/AIDS and coronavirus non-human primate model would have an advantage. The appointee is expected to work independently; manage ongoing research projects on emerging infectious diseases, HIV/AIDS, coronavirus; and write scientific publications.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income. The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary. Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.

The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until October 19, 2020 , or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

Advertised: Sep 21, 2020 (HK Time)
Applications close: Oct 19, 2020 (HK Time)

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